Prospective Board Candidate Application - $250
Preliminary Application - $250
Written Examination - $250
Case History Examination Fee - $525
Oral Examination Fee - $585
Maintenance Fee for Candidates - $175
Special Note on Annual Maintenance FeesAll Board Eligible Candidates are required to pay the Annual Maintenance Fee starting the year after their Preliminary Application is approved through the year the Candidate achieves Board Certification. Failure to pay the Annual Maintenance Fee by March 1 will result in the loss of Board Eligible status.
Registration Fee for Diplomates - $250
Annual Fees and Assessments
To keep in good standing, each Diplomate is required to pay an annual registration fee to support the Certification programs of the Board. The annual registration fee for new Diplomates is due on January 1 of the year immediately after their Certification. Payment of any assessment approved by the Board is also required of all Diplomates.
AAE Membership Directory
All Diplomates in good standing that are active members of the AAE will be listed in the annual Membership Directory.
All certifying boards are required to issue an annual registration fee by the American Dental Association. As published in the ADA’s Recognition of Dental Specialties and National Certifying Board for Dental Specialists, “Each board shall require an annual registration fee from each of its diplomates intended to assist in supporting financially the continued program of the board.”